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Maybe I need to check my electronics a little more, all I usually see is "Made In China"
    
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I'm looking at rice cookers with a slow cooker feature. The Panasonic/Sanyo units run for ~$100 and are made in China. Zojirushi's model is ~$200 (Ebay) for a Japan made product. Amazon sells it for $235.

Part of it is the premium that Zojirushi commands simply for being a better brand, but that alone doesn't explain why it's DOUBLE the price. Thanks to this article I now have a better understanding of why it costs so much.
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post #23 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by runeazn View Post
this^

and for the heavy mechanical works, Made in Germany is great.
USA is a equivalent but i still think Germany is superior
but for technology you really need to be at Japan!

I wouldnt know another country that has such a high quility tech products.
Japan is actually the largest machinery exporter in the world. Germany is right behind them. Taiwan is third or fourth iirc.
post #24 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Inverse View Post
Made in USA used to mean the same thing.
Yeah in 1955

Source:
Back To The Future II
Edited by andrews2547 - 11/8/11 at 1:22pm
    
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Haven't they always been part of that chain of evolutions?

We all <3 Japan.
Edited by HybridCore - 11/7/11 at 3:05pm
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